In a perfect world, we'd be supermoms — never leaving the house without being fully prepared for any and all surprise circumstances. But in reality, we've all been caught off guard by things like flight delays, traffic jams, and visits to friends or family when there's absolutely nothing to keep the kiddos busy.
We've found an in-case-of-emergency solution. Whether you're in a major metropolis or out in the country, there's sure to be a drugstore either on the street corner or a car ride away. We perused the aisles of our nearest spot — a Duane Reade across the street from POPSUGAR's NYC headquarters — and came up with 10 cheap and easy ways to entertain tots when you're in a bind. Leave the credit card at home — they all ring in at less than $10!